Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, Community Health Services have cancelled prenatal and postnatal classes until further notice. Please call 403-502-8215 for more information.
Prenatal & postnatal classes are held at Medicine Hat Community Health Services (2948 Dunmore Road SE). For more information or to register, please call 403-502-8215. Please have your Alberta Health Care Number available when you call.
PART 1: Baby Building (Free, 2 classes)
Designed for the early part of pregnancy—the sooner, the better!
- Prenatal Nutrition
- Body Changes
- Medical Tests
- Lifestyle Choices
- Emotional Changes
- Signs of Preterm Labour
PART 2: Labour & Delivery ($40, 2 or 4 class series depending on due date and preferences)
Usually attended in the 3rd trimester. A hospital tour is included.
Topics covered are:
- Labour and Delivery
- Medical Interventions
- Recovery and Postpartum
- Newborn Care
- Infant Feeding
PART 3: Baby Steps ($40, 6 class series)
Attend after your baby is born (bring your baby to class).
- Adjusting to Parenthood
- Infant Sleep Patterns
- Common Illness
- Brain Development
- Infant Massage
- Caring for You and Your Baby
- Infant Safety
- Sex, Love, and Babies
- Baby Weaning
- Childcare Option
- Growth and Development
If finances are a concern, please call 403-502-8215. You may qualify for free classes.
To book pre and postnatal classes online, or to find information about the Best Babies program, please visit:
IN PERSON CLASSES: https://app.bookking.ca/southzoneppnspub
ONLINE CLASSES: a Healthy Pregnancy | Birth & Babies (birthandbabies.com)
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